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Basic question regarding predefined-variable: session

Rudy Rusli
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Joined: Jun 01, 2006
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I'm trying to understand the difference between predefined-variable "session" with "request.getSession()".

I read the API and it says something like this for request.getSession():
"Returns the current session associated with this request, or if the request does not have a session, creates one."

I don't understand when I have to call request.getSession() and when I just need to use predefined-variable "session".

Thanks for the advice.
~ Rudy ~
Bear Bibeault
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They are one and the same.

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